image for Market item typeChesterfield Medieval Market at Chesterfield Market

    Market, Tue 30 Jul 2013 - Tue 29 Jul 2014, free entry

    Medieval Beggars at Chesterfield Medieval Market

    Medieval Beggars at Chesterfield Medieval Market

    Knight at Chesterfield Medieval Market

    Knight at Chesterfield Medieval Market

    Chesterfield Market

    Chesterfield Market

    Contact

    Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

    01246 345777/8

    Address

    Market Place,
    Chesterfield,
    Derbyshire,
    S40 1PB

    Details

    Chesterfield's famous outdoor market goes back to the Middle Ages for a day with stall holders in fancy dress, some selling goods, some with tombolas and games, as well as a ducking stool!

    Entertainment includes a Medieval Encampment complete with knights, ladies, sword fights and skirmishes in the grounds of the 'Crooked Spire' Church, Medieval Beggars and lots more.

    Take a trip up the Tower of the 'Crooked Spire' to see Chesterfield from the top, then catch a show from Heironymous Slop, the Court Jester in Rykneld Square.

    Visit the fun fair or the spend some time at the Museum and meet a Medieval Miller.

    Refreshments will be available between 10am – 1pm at Rose Hill United Reformed Church on Rose Hill. There will also be stalls and activities.

    Full programmes available on the day from the Visitor Information Centre (open 9.30 am-5 pm) or from the Information Stall in the Market Place.

    For further details see www.visitchesterfield.info

    Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groups

    Children welcomeDisabled access

    Event details

    Dates Times
    Tue 29 Jul 2014 09:00 to 16:00

    Prices

    Free entry

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Chesterfield Market on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SK 382710  Lat: 53.23465 Long: -1.42914

    From North/South
    Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (Lordsmill Street). Select left hand lane and take first left (Beetwell Street). Follow road for approx 500 yards (passing Vicar Lane multi storey car park on right and Chesterfield Coach Station on left), and turn left down Park Road. Take first left turning into Beetwell Street multi storey car park.

    For surface car parks at traffic light controlled roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (continuous lane, Markham Road). At traffic lights select right hand lane and go straight on. At roundabout (Matalan, traffic light controlled) keep in right lane and take 4th exit turning left into Rutland Road. Select right hand lane and at traffic lights at top of hill turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill West) and turn into car park on left or right.

    From East
    Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway, then follow route from North/South.

    From West
    Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Lidl on left) select middle lane and take 2nd exit turning left into Rutland Road (surface car parks). Select right hand lane at traffic lights at top of hill and turn right. Take 3rd right turning (Rose Hill West) and turn into car park on left or right.
    For multi-storey car park - at Lidl roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit going straight on. At traffic lights go straight on. Follow road over raised toucan crossing, and take 1st right turn (Park Road). Take first left turning into Beetwell Street multi storey car park.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Chesterfield station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
     
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